Folio from a Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi (d. ca. 1382); verso: Mihr at school; recto: text, Shah Shapur sends Mihr and Mushtari to school

Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Ibrahim Khalil
Historical period(s)
Shaybanid dynasty, Uzbek period, 1523-24 (930 A.H.)
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19.7 x 11.6 cm (7 3/4 x 4 9/16 in)
Geography
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1932.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
Mihr, Mushtari, prince, school, student, Uzbek period (1500 - 1598), Uzbekistan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Philipp Walter Schulz. Die Persisch-Islamische Miniaturmalerei: Ein Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte Irans. 2 vols, Leipzig. pl. 79.
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. vol. 3: p. 1871.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 28, p. 10.
  • Gore Ouseley, James Reynolds. Biographical Notices of Persian Poets, With Critical and Explanatory Remarks. Oriental Translation Fund (Series) ; v. 61 London. p. 202.
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. p. 338.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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